Happn takes on Tinder Places with an interactive map of missed connections

Dating app Happn, whose “missed connections” type of dating experience connects people who have crossed paths in real life, is fighting back at Tinder. Seemingly inspired by Happn’s location-based features,…

AMG’s future electric cars might sound like Linkin Park |Tech News Today

Upcoming regulations mean that whisper-quiet EVs must make artificial noises to warn pedestrians, and automakers like Nissan are turning that into a weird … source

A huge spreadsheet naming ICE employees gets yanked from GitHub and Medium

A massive database of current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees scraped from public LinkedIn profiles has been removed from the tech platforms hosting the data. The project was…

Mi Fan Festival Kicks off in India and more tech news

Cambridge Analytica estimates blow up to 87 million victims; Mi Fan Festival Kicks off in India; Xiaomi’s new crowd funding venture; Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus … source

Species-identifying AI gets a boost from images snapped by citizen naturalists

Someday we’ll have an app that you can point at a weird bug or unfamiliar fern and have it spit out the genus and species. But right now computer vision…

Sony Unveils Trio Of Wireless In-Ear Headphones | Tech News Today

The good news is that at CES 2018, Sony has unveiled a trio of wireless in-ear headphones that ranges in price points, meaning that you should be able to find…

Microsoft backpedals on VR promise

If you were still waiting patiently for the virtual reality features that Microsoft promised in 2016, then I have some bad news for you. During E3 last week, Microsoft’s chief marketing…

Philips launches new 4K TVs with Dolby Vision HDR | Tech News Today

For CES 2018, the company has unveiled their full 2018 lineup, scheduled for release this April, and you’ll hardly recognize the screens compared to their 2017 … source

Automakers are burning through billions in EV, AV race

The race to develop autonomous and electric vehicles could be a race to the bottom for the automotive industry — at least in the near-term. A new global study by…

Bag Week 2018: The Nomadic NF-02 keeps everything in its right place

Nomadic, a Japanese brand sold by JetPens in the US, makes some of my favorite bags and backpacks. The Wise Walker Toto was an amazing little bag and I’ve always…

Google StreetView cars to help map pollution in London

From next month two Google StreetView cars will be driving around London’s streets fitted with sensors that take air quality readings every 30 meters to map and monitor air quality…

Computer/Tech News, Right To Repair, Fake Reviews, Facebook’s VPN

Both Segments: Computer and Technology News Today’s Topics Include: Tractor Owners Fighting For Right To Repair Valve Bans Developer Leaving It’s Own … source